Anna Maria van Schurman’s writing case

Image Information

This is Anna Maria van Schurman’s wooden writing desk, also known as a casket. The desk has a lead inkwell, various compartments for writing materials, and a drawer at the bottom. In this image, the desk houses birds of prey and pieces of ribbon.

Citation: Writing case of Anna Maria van Schurman. Wood. (14 x 20 x 8 cm) Museum Martena, Franeker, The Netherlands
Permissions: This image is used with permission from Museum Martena
Credit: Museum Martena
Associated timeline dates: 1639